Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan, 1763

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Laridae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea

Sterna paradisaea Biometrics

Wingspan: 75 - 85 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 33 - 38 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 80 - 110 g (Hume, 2002)

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea


Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2021: Seasonal
Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Seasonal
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Exceptional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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